Innovation in the Core Lab

June 4, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

AACC lab at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Laboratory automation has already proved its worth, particularly in some Japanese hospitals, regarding the human [MORE]

AI Better at Diagnosing Skin Cancers than Pathologists?

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Malignant melanoma
Dermatologists at Heidelberg University designed an artificial intelligence scan of biopsy slides to test for accuracy between human pathologists [MORE]

Singapore University’s $1 Test for Multiple Diseases

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human papilloma virus has one hundred subtypes, five of which can cause cervical cancer.  Consequently, a point-of-care microfluidic device that [MORE]

Microscopy Using UV Light for Diagnosis

October 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

MUSE microscopy breast tissue
MUSE microscopy stands for Microscopy with Ultraviolet Surface Excitation, and is an imaging system from the University [MORE]

Hopkins Pathologists Set New Record for Medical Delivery Drone

November 14, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Delivery Distance Record for Medical Drones
Will flying drones become the best delivery system for pathology specimens in the 21st century? [MORE]

Drones Delivering Lab Specimens

September 5, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Delivery Drone
Ticino EOC, an 8 hospital group in Lugano, Switzerland has a world’s first in delivering pathology specimens between hospitals [MORE]

Philips’ Digital Pathology Slide Reader Now FDA Cleared

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution
“The FDA has granted Philips the first regulatory clearance for a whole slide imaging digital pathology system [MORE]

Artificial Intelligence in Diagnosing Breast Cancer

July 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Intelligence
In a competition between automated, artificial intelligence scanners of breast tumor slides and human pathologists, the humans did somewhat [MORE]

Synthetic Prions

February 16, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prion Replication
It remains to be seen if autoimmune diseases are actually responses to self, when it’s at least possible they [MORE]

Cloud Imaging from GE

January 19, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

You might wonder if this piece is about how General Electric proposes to connect 500,000 of their imaging machines, or [MORE]

Roche’s Automated Staining Machine

January 5, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hematoxylin, an extract derived from logwood, and eosine, a potassium salt, have been the workhorses for preparing pathology [MORE]

IBM’s Microfluidics Device for Oncologists

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidics diagnostic chip
IBM’s search for new markets, after disappointing earnings in its more traditional fields, has turned [MORE]

Diabetic Fruit Flies

January 14, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fruit fly on right, genetically altered, has symptoms comparable to type 2 diabetes.
Just about a century ago the “fly [MORE]


December 24, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Smartphone Microscope
With smartphone cameras now having super pixel capacity that was hardly imaginable more than a year or two [MORE]